The '''Federal Judicial Center''' is the education and research agency of the United States federal court
s. It was established by an Act of Congress
[[https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCODE-2014-title28/html/USCODE-2014-title28-partIII-chap42.htm 28 U.S.C. §§ 620-629]]
in 1967, at the recommendation of the Judicial Conference of the United States
The main areas of responsibility for the Center include:
*conducting and promoting orientation and continuing education and training for federal judges, court employees, and others;
*developing recommendations about the operation and study of the federal courts; and
*conducting and promoting research on federal judicial procedures, court operations, and history.
By statute, the Chief Justice of the United States
is ''ex officio
'' chair of the Center's board, which also includes the director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts
and seven federal judges elected by the...